Design Chicago Returns to The Mart October 4-5

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The Midwest’s Largest Residential Design Conference: A Two-Day Market Featuring Industry Experts, CEU Seminars and New Product Debuts

The Design Center at The Mart will host Design Chicago, the Midwest’s Largest Residential Design Conference and the interior design industry’s most comprehensive and inspirational trade fair, October 4 & 5, 2016. The two-day event welcomes the Midwest’s leading interior designers, architects and trade professionals for programming that is both educational and innovative.

Design Chicago showcases the latest trends and products in custom home furnishings. There will be two days packed with featured presentations from renowned keynote speakers, innovative CEU accredited seminars, more than 100 new product debuts from TOP showrooms, and special receptions conclude each day’s programming beginning at 5pm.

Participating Design Center Showrooms on floors 6, 14, 15 and 16 showcase the best in luxury home furnishings, outdoor furnishings, rugs, lighting, fabric, accessories, art and much more.

Free admission to all daytime programming for trade professionals.

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The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart, located in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart, is home to four floors constituting the world’s largest and finest design center.  As a leader in the $65 billion residential home furnishings market, The Design Center offers the largest presentation of high-end, couture, home furnishings worldwide, all under one roof.  Encompassing 600,000 square feet, boasting 115 showrooms and featuring more than 2,500 product lines, it is the design professional’s ultimate resource for luxury furniture, fabrics, floor coverings, wall coverings, lighting, antiques and much more.